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Andre Botha

Batting style:
Left Handed bat
Bowling style:
Right-arm medium
Played for:
Ireland
Roles played:
AllRounder
Home country:
Ireland
Born:
September 12, 1975, Johannesburg, Transvaal

Profile

Andre Botha, an all-rounder is a South African-born Irish cricketer is considered to be a stalwart of Irish cricket. His contributions with the bat in the final were crucial as he helped Ireland win the 2005 Intercontinental Cup against Sri Lanka.

Botha made his ODI debut in 2006 against England where he scored 52 followed by another half century against the Dutch. During the 2007 World Cricket League he failed to contribute with the bat but did well with the ball picking 13 wickets. In the same year he scored 157 putting up a record 360-run partnership with Eoin Morgan in the 2007 Intercontinental Cup against UAE. At the 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup Botha produced a match-winning performance to help the Irish produce the shock of the tournament by defeating Pakistan. He was part of the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup squad before announcing his retirement from international cricket in May 2011.
 


Statistics

Show:
  Matches Innings Runs NO Avg. SR 100's 50's HS
ODI 42 38 666 4 19.58 68.65 0 2 56
T20 14 11 130 1 13 92.19 0 0 38
  Matches Innings Balls Runs Wickets BBI BBM Avg. Econ. 4w 5w 10w Extras
ODI 42 33 1560 1134 42 4/19 / 27 4.36 2 0 0 26
T20 14 10 204 184 21 3/14 / 8.76 5.41 0 0 0 5
  Catches Stumpings Runouts
ODI 11 0 2
T20 8 0 0

Career

Span:
ODI:
2006-2011
 
T20:
2008-2010
ODI
Debut:
Ireland Vs England at Civil Service Cricket Club, Stormont, Belfast - Jun 13, 2006
Last played:
Ireland Vs West Indies at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali - Mar 11, 2011
T20
Debut:
Ireland Vs Scotland - Aug 02, 2008
Last played:
Ireland Vs England at Providence Stadium, Guyana - May 04, 2010
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